19 Jun 2017

Full-Time Research assistant

Maastricht University – Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands

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Job Description

The Department of Data Science and Knowledge Engineering (DKE) at Maastricht University, the Netherlands, is looking for an excellent research assistant in the areas of Machine Intelligence and Human-Machine Interaction.

The applications will be in the challenging and cutting edge fields of human-robot interaction, emotion recognition and human activity understanding using sensors and cameras. The position is embedded in the Robots, Agents and Interaction group of DKE. The full-time position is offered from September 1st  2017 (or as soon as possible after that) until the end of 2018.

The successful applicant will assist in research and technology integration and will gain significant experience in multidisciplinary European research projects. To that aim, she/he will work with other UM researchers, as well as research and industrial partners across Europe towards the development of intelligent, smart, interactive, personalized interfaces and applications aimed to be used for educational and e-health purposes.


  1. Excellent programming skills in Python
  2. Good command in web development using Flask (or willingness to familiarize)
  3. Understanding of Linux command line environment
  4. Have (or should be close to completing) a Master’s degree in artificial intelligence, machine learning, computer vision, or a closely related field.
  5. Good/very good command of spoken and written English.
  6. High motivation, enthusiasm and ability to work in a team.
  7. Pre-knowledge and practical experience in interface designing and technologies integration will be highly appreciated.
  8. Good presentation, communication and organization skills.

Visit the following link for more information: https://project.dke.maastrichtuniversity.nl/RAI/?page_id=58

How to Apply

Applicants are asked to send their application consisting of:

  1. motivation letter and a summary of major achievements (0.5-1 page), as well as programming/research experience
  2. transcripts of degrees and courses,
  3. curriculum vitae,
  4. publication list (if available),
  5. summary (max 1 page) of their Master thesis (or Bachelor, if Master is not completed, yet),
  6. the names of at least two persons who can provide recommendation letters

Job Categories: Engineering. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: flask, linux, and python. Salary: 20,000 - 40,000.

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